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Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) Examiner

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Position Title

Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System (CASAS) Examiner

Department

Wrkfc Part/Adult Ed & Literacy

Position Category

Temporary/Part-time

About CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs.

At CCRI, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community. We strive to hire and retain culturally competent faculty and staff members who reflect the demographics of our state and our increasingly diverse student population.

We believe that our diversity is our strength. We celebrate, support and thrive on the diverse experiences, backgrounds, and perspectives that are represented across our four campuses.

We are OneCCRI, working together to prepare learners to achieve their highest potential.

To learn about what employees value at CCRI and what it means to work here, please read about our Guiding Principles and watch videos of our employees doing what they do best: https://www.ccri.edu/equity/culture/guidingprinciples.html

Job Summary

Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System ( CASAS ) Examiner coordinates student intake, assessment, scheduling and data management for Adult Basic Education ( ABE ) and English Language Learners ( ELL ) joining Workforce programs at CCRI .

Duties and Responsibilities

Commitment to CCRI’s Mission:
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the philosophy and mission of a comprehensive community college.
  • Work collaboratively in a diverse, inclusive and student-centered environment, with students of various learning styles, cultures, identities, and life-experiences.
Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System ( CASAS ) Assessment / Data Management
  • Serve as an examiner for Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System ( CASAS ) Assessment on CCRI campuses
  • Keep detailed and organized records of exam and assessment records in accordance with federal and state law using paper and digital methods
  • Maintain certifications in and knowledge of CASAS Assessment options.
  • Ensure security, integrity and confidentiality of data
  • Monitor and keep inventory of CASAS assessment supplies & keep assessment tools neat, tidy and in accordance with test provider standards
  • Other job-related duties as required.
Student Support
  • Support intake of candidates seeking Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System ( CASAS ) assessment using telephone, email etc.
  • Help the public understand the steps needed to complete the CASAS assessment process and support resolution of problems related to CASAS assessment.
  • Connect students with appropriate program staff after assessment.
  • Maintain a professional environment characterized by respect and equal opportunity for all students regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, language, gender, religion, economic status, disability or sexual orientation.
Teamwork and Communication Skills
  • Collaborate with Director and program staff to deliver and publicize monthly testing schedule.
Technology:
  • Monitor communications from CASAS Assessment provider to maintain test site operations
  • Collaborate with information technology staff, Rhode Island Society of Technology Educators ( RISTE ) staff, and CCRI adult education staff to maintain functionality of test delivery system on shared Chrome books.
Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum Associate’s degree required.
  • Proficiency in technology, Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, primarily), Google G-Suite and email required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of standardized assessment and college and/or career readiness curricula for adult students is required.
  • Experience working in an educational setting is required.
  • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral required.
Competencies
  • Experience supporting students from diverse backgrounds to engage in education (through college counseling, academic advising or equivalent) is preferred.
  • An understanding of ADA accommodations preferred.
  • Intermediate level second language (Spanish or other locally spoken language) preferred.
  • Experience with assessment and documentation in paper and on digital platforms ( CASAS or similar) preferred.
  • Knowledge of workforce education in Rhode Island preferred.
Reports To

Director of Adult Education and Literacy Services

Campus Location

Primarily located at the Providence Campus

Full-time/Part-time

Part-Time

Shift, Days, and Additional Work Schedule Information

Non-standard part time (12-18 hours per week) (regular evening and weekend work will be required)

Work Schedule

Calendar

Benefits

No

Salary/Hourly Rate

$21.93 / hour

Additional Salary Information

Licenses, Tools and Equipment
  • Various office equipment which may include computers, typewriters, telephones, copy and fax machines, calculators, etc.
  • Must have access to and use of own transportation.
Environmental Conditions

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Desired Start Date

ASAP

Position End Date (if temporary or grant)

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies

1

Application Open Date

04/15/2024

Application Close Date (includes the grace period)

Open Until Filled

No

Special Instructions to Applicants

Some roles will require finalists to provide official college transcripts.

CCRI is committed to ensuring the full participation of all applicants throughout the recruitment process. If you should require an accommodation during the application process, please notify the Department of Institutional Equity and Human Resources prior to the closing of the posting by calling (401) 825-2311 or emailing humanresources@ccri.edu.

EEO Statement

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

CCRI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. CCRI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, marital, citizenship status and veteran status in all employment matters. CCRI espouses that all employees and applicants have a right to equal opportunity in all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.

Sexual harassment is a form of gender-based discrimination prohibited by Title IX.

The Jeanne Clery Act requires institutions of higher education to disclose campus policy statements and crime statistics. Reports can be made available upon request.

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
Optional Documents

Company

CCRI

The Community College of Rhode Island is the state’s only public comprehensive associate degree-granting institution. We provide affordable open access to higher education at locations throughout the state. Our primary mission is to offer recent high school graduates and returning adults the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for intellectual, professional and personal growth through an array of academic, career and lifelong learning programs. We meet the wide-ranging educational needs of our diverse student population, building on our rich tradition of excellence in teaching and our dedication to all students with the ability and motivation to succeed. We set high academic standards necessary for transfer and career success, champion diversity, respond to community needs, and contribute to our state’s economic development and the region’s workforce.

CCRI offers the lowest tuition of any college in the state, and we’re dedicated to providing open access to Rhode Islanders who want the knowledge, skills, and training necessary to enter high-quality careers or transfer to four-year institutions.

From its modest beginning with 325 students in 1964, CCRI has grown to include four full-service campuses and two satellite campuses, serving approximately 18,000 students. Campuses are located throughout the state in Lincoln, Providence, Warwick and Newport.

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